Assistant Accountant

Chester, Cheshire
Up to £25000 per annum
13 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
Martin Christian
Contract type
Part time

Page Personnel is working with a fast growing business in Chester to recruit for an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis.

Client Details

This distribution has recently seen turnover increase and has now created a new opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join a growing accountancy function.


Reporting to the Finance Director, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting in preparing accounts at month end
  • Journal postings
  • Month end reconciliations
  • Credit Control duties - chasing outstanding debt by letter, email and telephone
  • Sales ledger invoicing - raising invoices to be sent out to customers
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices ready for payment, statement reconciliations, and payment runs
  • Posting expenses including credit card and cash
  • Petty cash
  • Bank reconciliations in multiple currencies
  • Assisting in quarterly stock takes and reports


The successful applicant for the Assistant Accountant role must have the following experience:

  • Solid, all round accounts experience with some month end exposure
  • AAT qualified / early CIMA/ACCA stages studier
  • Strong IT skills - SAGE 50 experience and knowledge of Excel is desirable
  • Good communication skills
  • Desire to learn and progress

Job Offer

As well as offering a great working environment, this growing organisation has a good package which includes:

  • Salary of £20,000-25,000 depending on experience - will rise after successful probation period
  • 24 days holiday
  • Pension contribution
  • Study package
  • Free parking
  • Healthcare

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